In late February, Baker Mayfield was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest. It wasn’t a great look for Oklahoma’s star quarterback, but he will not miss any games due to the incident.
Oklahoma gave him a team-mandated punishment of 35 hours of community service. Now Mayfield says he is ready to move on and learn from his mistakes.
Although this incident was a low-point in Mayfield’s life, he said he valued his time serving his community.
“The best thing to come from all of that was the community service I’ve been able to do and make an impact in the Norman community,” Mayfield said.
Part of his community service included working with Meals on Wheels and the Special Olympics.
Mayfield’s teammate, offensive lineman Orlando Brown, said he still supports his quarterback.
“Since I’ve known Bake, he’s been very mature,” Brown said. “We all make mistakes. He’s kind of grown as he’s been here, and he’s continued to grow even though that situation happened to him.”
Continue reading to learn more about what is at stake for Mayfield this season…